Meet the Team
Neil set up Zokit in 2013 after running a successful digital marketing agency and business coaching and training consultancy. He’s been in business since the age of 16 and has also held various senior management roles in the public sector. Monmouthshire born and bred, he’s lived in Cardiff for over 15 years. He says “The future success of business is in the power of networks, collaboration and knowledge sharing.”
Random fact: Neil once met David Bowie in a book shop in San Francisco but had to cut the encounter short as his travel partner became starstruck, started hyperventilating and had to be carried off.
Member & Office Support
Originally from Cornwall, Karen’s professional background is in education but she now follows her passion for admin and organising (yes, really!).
Karen looks after the member profiles on on the website, member onboarding and keeping everyone informed and updated for our Expos, Awards and Conferences. Please feel free to contact Karen with any queries about membership or our premier events.
Random fact: Karen is our star baker and creates cakes for local cafes and cake connoisseurs
Hub Leader, Cardiff North
Bob heads up Anchor Success, a company that helps business owners and individuals improve their selling ability via masterclasses and one to one coaching. With a background in corporate sales, he has a wealth of knowledge about business and people.
Random fact: Bob worked with the Royal Family for 3 years!
Hub Leader, Newport
Mike runs several local businesses, including DOR-2-DOR Newport and Utility Warehouse and is a former head teacher.
Random Fact: Mike was an international coach for Welsh Trampolining.
Dyfrig runs LEFf Business Development and Consulting. He is a business coach based in Penarth and has extensive experience in the education sector and with SMEs
Hub Leader, Chepstow & Bridgend
Stephanie heads up her own company, Mindful Managing. Using her 30 years experience in HR and Training she works in partnership with businesses to enable them to get the best from their people.
Random Fact: Stephanie is one of our first founding members and after years being a member decided to launch a hub!
Hub Leader, RCT
Adrian is a Financial Planning Consultant and Swansea University Law alumnus. After many years working with Legal and General and other FTSE100 organisations he is now a partner with Quilter, developing personal strategies for savings, pensions, investments and mortgages. He also spent 6 years working in the wine industry.
Random Fact: Adrian once shared a house with Steve Strange in Porthcawl.
This Could Be You!
Your Hub, Your Business
If you’d like to become a Hub Leader in an exitising Zokit Hub or start a new hub as a Zokit Business Growth Director, please contact us to arrange an informal conversation about next steps.